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Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016
Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 9:30 PM – Fri, Nov 18, 2016, 10:00 PM SGT
The Singapore Low Brass Festival is a ticketed event over 3 days. The SLBF is by far the biggest gathering for low brass musicians in the region. The festival opens on 16th November and lasting through 18th November at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. The SLBF 2016 is jointly organized and presented by Music Elements, The Band World and Music Gear Singapore.
This festival features world renowned trombone, euphonium and tuba icons such as Brett Baker, Jörgen van Rijen, Matyas Veer, Gary Curtin, Adam and Øystein Baadsvik and the low brass musicians from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, namely Principal Trombonist Allen Meek, Associate Principal Trombonist Damian Patti, Section Trombonist Sam Armstrong, Bass Trombonist Wang Wei and Principal Tubist Hidehiro Fujita. Participants will also enjoy performances by the Black Dyke Youth Quartet from UK, freelance musicians from the Singapore Trombone Society and music college students.
We are honored to have the Lion City Brass Band at the Opening Concert and they will also be accompanying two soloists, Gary Curtin (Euphonium) and Matyas Veer (Bass Trombone). The closing GALA concert will feature The Philharmonic Winds and solo collaborations with Jörgen van Rijen, Øystein Baadsvik and Brett Baker.
SLBF 2016 is an international platform for all artistes and participants to exchange ideas, network, boost creativity and continuity for this unique art form. Every single module in the festival is set to educate, enrich, engage, entertain and leaving the best low brass experience anyone can get.
Official Social Media Hashtag: #sglowbrass